Uganda’s soccer giants SC Villa aka “The Joogos”, are making the most of the Uganda Premier League holiday. As you read this, the Joogos could be tussling it out against Vietnamese side Binh Duong in their first game. They will 8 fixtures in 8 daysin three different countries starting with Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia.
“We want our players to know how training sessions and match days are prepared. It will also expose them. The camp will also help the players to prepare for our next league game in December” club president Ben Misagga explained the intentions of the tour.
SC Villa is currently second on the Uganda Premier League table standings with 24 points in 12 games which means they are only 4 points behind table leaders KCCA. On coming back, Villa will have to prepare for their tight league fixture with 3rdplaced Vipers. It will be played 3rd December 2016 at Nakivubo Stadium.
The team on the tour include head coach Shafik Bisaso, three club official and 18 players;Goalkeeper: Samson Kirya Defenders: John Adriko, Bernard Agele, Paul Mbowa, Bernard Muwanga, Henry Katongole, Joseph Nsubuga, Muhammed Swalidad, Ayub Kisaliita Midfielders: Godfrey Lwesibawa, Taddeo Lwanga, Martin Kizza, Abdulmalick Vitalis Tabu, Ambrose Kirya, Abdul Karim Kasule and Faudi Ndyasenga Forwards: Umaru Kasumba and Alex Kitaata.
SC Villa Jogoo Far East Tour 2016
Today :22nd November, Tuesday: Binh Duong 5pm
23rd November, Wednesday: Dong Tam Long An
24th November, Thursday: Rest Day
25th November, Friday : Khanh Hoa
26th November, Saturday: Long An
27th November, Sunday: Khanh Hoa
28th November, Monday: Da Nang
29th November, Tuesday: Quang Ninh